Country Age Pension Fuel Card to continue

Country Age Pension Fuel Card Scheme to be extended Made possible by a $140.1 million investment over the next four years by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program Geraldton pensioners will continue to benefit from the Country Age Pension Fuel Card thanks to a further investment of $140.1 million over the next four years…

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Country Age Pension Fuel Card to keep delivering

Pensioners in regional WA will continue to benefit from the Country Age Pension Fuel Card, thanks to a further investment of $140.1 million over the next four years through Royalties for Regions. Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region Dave Grills MLC said the investment, announced in the 2016-17 State budget last week, will help…

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$1 billion for Metronet but regional WA misses out

The Nationals WA candidate for O’Connor John Hassell has hit out at both major parties for failing to address issues important to regional WA in the Federal Election campaign. Mr Hassell said the latest election promise by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten was a key example of the major parties metro-centric attitude. “They have promised $1…

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Doppler radar build begins at Newdegate

Construction has begun locally in Newdegate, on the first of three Doppler radars to boost weather intelligence for farm businesses and regional communities across the Wagin electorate. A $23 million Royalties for Regions investment will fund the construction of the three radars, which will be located throughout regional WA. Member for Wagin Terry Waldron MLA…

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Fardell calls for Backpacker Tax to be scrapped

The Nationals WA have hit out against the Federal Government’s Backpacker Tax, and will send a team of regional champions to Canberra to fight against the controversial tax. Senate Candidate Nick Fardell has leant his voice to the campaign against the Backpacker Tax, echoing calls from fellow Senate Candidate Kado Muir and Candidate for O’Connor,…

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Geraldton Cultural Trust flies new WA Flag

The Geraldton Cultural Trust raised a new WA flag today, presented by Nationals WA Member of Parliament and candidate for the seat of Geraldton Paul Brown MP. The flag was raised on the original flagpole of the ‘Residency’ that was built in 1862. “The Residency has a rich history, being the first ‘official government’ building…

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